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Polyester Spandex fabrics are made from a blend of polymers

Polyester Spandex fabrics are made from a blend of polymers, which means they are stable and stretchable. Unlike regular knits, these fabrics also have more body and are often used for dresses, skirts, and other types of apparel. There are two main types of spandex fabrics: double knit and scuba. Double knit fabrics are thick and have more body than other types of knits. Scuba is another type of poly spandex fabric, and it is smooth on both sides. This fabric is used to create peplum tops and pencil skirts.

Polyester Spandex fabrics are made from 92 percent polyester and eight percent spandex, and offer high levels of stretch and comfort. They are also form-fitting and maximize range of motion, making them a perfect choice for athletic and activewear apparel. This fabric is used in many types of apparel, but is usually woven into other materials.

To make a polyester Spandex fabric, the feed rate of the spandex yarn is different than that of the polyester yarn. The spandex yarn feed rate is 2.5 to four times higher than the polyester yarn feed rate, and this difference results in a difference in the amount of spandex yarn used. This difference is called the draft.

Polyurethane and elastane are very energy-intensive. Fortunately, some renewable energy sources are now used to produce prepolymers. However, the production of polyurethane may pose health risks. It contains isocyanates, which are toxic. This may have a detrimental impact on the environment.

The process to create polyester Spandex fabric requires heatsetting. Typically, this involves applying a final tenter frame heat setting to the fabric. This process also reduces the dye washfastness of the fabric. In addition, heatsetting also reduces the dye washfastness of a polyester Spandex fabric.

Polyester Spandex fabrics have many properties that make them desirable for garments. Among these is their ease of care and durability. This material is the most versatile and popular fabric in the world. It is also very light-weight. By 2027, the polyester industry is projected to reach $160 billion.
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